Member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Brooklyn Brown is a reporter for the Cherokee One Feather, the tribal newspaper of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. She lives in the Yellowhill community of Cherokee, NC, on the Qualla Boundary, the EBCI land trust. Brooklyn works on a small but mighty staff of four people, including an editor, assistant editor and advertising specialist. Because of this, Brooklyn and Asst. Editor Scott McKie cover any and everything relating to the EBCI. Brooklyn is most passionate about her recurring feature on the issue of MMIWG2T. She is currently reporting on the issue of sex trafficking in her community. Brooklyn previously worked as a communications specialist for Western Carolina University, and a staff writer for the Durham VOICE and Fresh U. Brooklyn has her BA in Media & Journalism and English from UNC Chapel Hill, and her MA in History (Cherokee Studies track). Brooklyn is also an Indigenous crafter.
- Fund for Indigenous Journalists: Reporting on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, Transgender People (MMIWG2T)